Re-education

reeducate

[ree-ej-oo-keyt]
verb (used with object), reeducated, reeducating.
1.
to educate again, as for new purposes.
2.
to educate for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person.
3.
to rehabilitate or reform through education, training, political indoctrination, etc.
Also, re-educate.


Origin:
1800–10; re- + educate

reeducation, noun
reeducative, adjective
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re-educate
 
vb
to teach or show (someone) something new or in a different way
 
re-edu'cation
 
n

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